Campus Stories

Campus message
University of Delaware Acting President Nancy M. Targett sent a message to members of the campus community on her first day in office, Wednesday, July 1.
Transformational gift
A $3 million Give Something Back Foundation gift to the University of Delaware will provide full scholarships and academic mentorship to 150 in-state high-need students.
Fishing, filtering, math
A workshop at UD gave high school teachers some suggestions for showing their students the value of math.
Focus on conservation
Students from five historically black colleges and universities attended a workshop at UD in photograph conservation.
Soccer certificate
Twenty-six participants successfully completed the first module of the National Soccer Coaches Association of America and University of Delaware master coaching certificate program.
Ocean-inspired treat
MARACOOS, the UD-led coastal ocean observation consortium, is celebrating its 10th anniversary with a fun flavor from the UDairy Creamery.
Search site update
The University of Delaware presidential search website has been updated and a letter from the search chairs has been added.
PMA trip
UD students were provided an opportunity to learn about new technology and to network at the Produce Marketing Association Tech Knowledge conference in California.
Lewes campus tours
Summer tours at UD's Hugh R. Sharp Campus in Lewes feature the Global Visualization Lab and research on penguins, wind power, coral and more.
Sea Grant update
The Delaware Sea Grant College Program discusses how it uses science to serve the state's coastal region in the latest Reporter newsletter.
Engaging humanities
UD's Public Humanities Institute offered graduate students intensive preparation for engaging the community in their research.
Building engineers
Babatunde Ogunnaike, dean of UD's College of Engineering, shared examples of innovation and entrepreneurship in a letter to President Barack Obama in conjunction with the national Week of Making.
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UD team hopes to combine solar, wind and fuel cells

The News Journal, June 29, 2015

A feasibility study on combining renewable energy sources to provide power is being led by UD's Babatunde A. Ogunnaike, dean of the College of Engineering, and Ajay Prasad, director of the Center for Fuel Cell Research.

Your lawn could improve (or pollute) our water

WHYY, June 19, 2015

Sue Barton, associate professor of plant and soil sciences, is quoted in a story about how a golf course-like lawn might not be the best choice for your property. "It just doesn't need to be the default vegetation in a landscape," she said.

The evolution of Birthzilla: Why women want a crowd in the delivery room

Philadelphia Magazine, June 17, 2015

Karen Rosenberg, professor of anthopology, is featured in an article about the evolution of human birth and birthing rituals. "The ability to have and transmit culture — kinship, ritual, language — is part of our adaptation," she said.

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